Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 48 / Number 2 / October 2005 / Pages 807-827
Technical Paper / DIII-D Tokamak / dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST05-A1041
This overview of the DIII-D fusion program provides an introduction to the research program carried out on the DIII-D tokamak since its inception in 1986. It serves as the introduction and summary of this special issue of Fusion Science and Technology on the DIII-D program. Special emphasis is given to the contributions of the program to the world fusion energy program and progress toward a burning plasma.